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Geothermal Water Management

1st Edition

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Jochen Bundschuh, Barbara Tomaszewska
August 8, 2017

Availability of and adequate accessibility to freshwater and energy are two key technological and scientific problems of global significance. At the end of the 20th century, the deficit of water for human consumption and economic application forced us to focus on rational use of resources. Increasin...

Geothermal, Wind and Solar Energy Applications in Agriculture and Aquaculture

1st Edition

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Jochen Bundschuh, Guangnan Chen, D. Chandrasekharam, Janusz Piechocki
July 17, 2017

The agri-food chain consumes about one third of the world’s energy production with about 12% of it for crop production and nearly 80% for processing, distribution, retail, preparation and cooking. The agri-food chain also accounts for 80-90% of total global freshwater use where 70% alone is for ir...

Energy Intermittency

1st Edition

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Bent Sorensen
November 10, 2014

The first book to consider intermittency as a key point of an energy system, Energy Intermittency describes different levels of variability for traditional and renewable energy sources, presenting detailed solutions for handling energy intermittency through trade, collaboration, demand management, a...

Biomass to Renewable Energy Processes

2nd Edition

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Jay Cheng
October 10, 2017

Biomass to Renewable Energy Processes, Second Edition, explains the theories of biological processes, biomass materials and logistics, and conversion technologies for bioenergy products such as biogas, ethanol, butanol, biodiesel, and synthetic gases. The book discusses anaerobic digestion of waste ...

Exergetic Aspects of Renewable Energy Systems: Insights to Transportation and Energy Sector for Intelligent Communities

1st Edition

Evanthia A. Nanaki, George Xydis
January 14, 2019

Sustainable energy planning that encompasses the concept of smart cities has considerable potential to help contribute significantly to the success of the European energy and climate targets. For improved energy efficiency, it is essential to find low carbon solutions for the urban environment. The...

Geothermal Systems and Energy Resources: Turkey and Greece

1st Edition

Alper Baba, Jochen Bundschuh, D. Chandrasekharam
January 03, 2019

In the region comprising Turkey and Greece, people have been using water from geothermal sources for bathing and washing of clothes since ancient times. This region falls within the Alpine-Himalayan orogenic belt and hence is a locus of active volcanism and tectonism and experiences frequent...

Two-Photon Absorption Materials: Science and Applications

1st Edition

Jun Kawamata
December 31, 2018

This book describes effective strategies for designing efficient two-photon absorption compounds. Not only experimental examples but also recent progresses in theoretical aspect are described. Furthermore, specific design strategies of compounds for important applications, data storage and...

Solar Power and Energy Storage Systems

1st Edition

Hee-Je Kim
December 31, 2018

Extensive study of solar energy is increasing as fast as the serious threat of global warming. Sunlight is a very important alternative source of energy because it can be converted into electricity. Solar energy is considered the best source of renewable energy because it is clean and unlimited....

Carbonaceous Materials and Future Energy: Clean and Renewable Energy Sources

1st Edition

Ramendra Sundar Dey, Taniya Purkait
December 30, 2018

Modern lifestyle demands consistent supply of energy for our daily need and comfort. To encounter global demands for energy and to permit for diminution of fossil fuels, there is an urgent need for efficient, sustainable and clean energy sources. Carbonaceous material such as graphene, carbon...

Handbook of Energy-Aware and Green Computing - Two Volume Set

1st Edition

Ishfaq Ahmad, Sanjay Ranka
December 25, 2018

Implementing energy-efficient CPUs and peripherals as well as reducing resource consumption have become emerging trends in computing. As computers increase in speed and power, their energy issues become more and more prevalent. The need to develop and promote environmentally friendly computer...

Power System Protection in Smart Grid Environment

1st Edition

Ramesh Bansal
December 18, 2018

With distributed generation interconnection power flow becoming bidirectional, culminating in network problems, smart grids aid in electricity generation, transmission, substations, distribution and consumption to achieve a system that is clean, safe (protected), secure, reliable, efficient, and...

Power Engineering: Advances and Challenges Part B: Electrical Power

1st Edition

Viorel Badescu, George Cristian Lazaroiu, Linda Barelli
December 17, 2018

Traditionally, power engineering has been a subfield of energy engineering and electrical engineering which deals with the generation, transmission, distribution and utilization of electric power and the electrical devices connected to such systems including generators, motors and transformers....

Synthesis Green Metrics: Problems, Exercises, and Solutions

1st Edition

John Andraos
December 14, 2018

Green chemistry promotes improved syntheses as an intellectual endeavour that can have a great impact both on preserving and utilizing our planet’s finite resources and the quality of human life. This masterful accomplishment provides an evaluation of environmental impact metrics according to life...

Advances in Microwave Chemistry

1st Edition

Bimal K Banik, Debasish Bandyopadhyay
December 13, 2018

Advances in Microwave Chemistry discusses the novel bond formation methodologies, synergistic effects of microwaves with other entities, sample preparation including digestion, combustion, and extraction techniques, as well as selectivity in chemical processes. Recent updates are provided on...

Environmental Science: Society, Nature, and Technology

1st Edition

Takashiro Akitsu
December 13, 2018

This book presents the current aspects of environmental issues in view of chemical processes particularly with respect to two facets: social sciences along with chemistry and natural sciences. The former facet explores the environmental economics and policies along with chemical engineering or...

Sustainable Construction Materials: Recycled Spent Garnet

1st Edition

Habeeb Lateef Muttashar Alzuabidi
December 13, 2018

Rapid industrial growth has witnessed the ever-increasing utilization of sand from rivers for various construction purposes, which has caused disruption to natural ecosystems. Sustainable Construction Materials: Recycled Spent Garnet presents an investigation into the capacity for these minerals to...

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